The Russian composer Igor Stravinsky was born on this day in 1882. Photo of a young Stravinsky. Retrieved from here. While studying law to please his family in St. Petersburg, … Continue reading On This Day (June 17)…Happy Birthday, Igor Stravinsky!
Igor Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring premiered at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris on this day in 1913. Igor Stravinsky had been contemplating creating a ballet about a character … Continue reading On This Day (May 29)…The Rite and Riots of Spring